Upcoming Events July 8th-July 12th

Dinner/Dance Fundraiser for CeCe McDonald – http://www.facebook.com/#/event.php?eid=245031412189904
Friday, July 8 · 7:00pm – 11:00pm
Walker Community United Methodist Church
3104 16th Avenue South

There will be food, dancing, and community!
***DJ Optimus Prime will be there from 9-11***
From 7-9 there will be food and some fun activities for you!
Chair massages will be available!
We will also be having a facilitated community discussion, and resources available to write letters/cards to CeCe.
Please note that this will be a sober, family-friendly event. Thanks.
The event is free and all donations will go to supporting CeCe McDonald.

Pack the courtroom for Cece McDonald! – http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=202747046424213
Monday, July 11 · 8:30am – 11:30am
Hennepin County Government Center – Room 1357
300 6th St South

OVER fifty community members, friends, and family gathered in solidarity with Cece Mcdonald, whose hearing in Hennepin County District Court was set for June 28th but was continued to July 11th. After packing the District courtroom, advocates called for a fair trial for Ms. Mcdonald at a press conference held outside the Government Center. Reporters were present from Kare 11 News, KSTP 5 Eyewitness News, The Star Tribune, The Minnesota Independent, City Pages, Colu.mn, and Lavender Magazine.

Community members pledged to remain steadfast in their support for Mcdonald throughout the trial process. David Tomilson, friend of Ms. Mcdonald, announced, “We’re going to be here July 11, and we’re going to bring friends.”

Advocates urged anyone who wants to get involved to attend ongoing community meetings.  Supporters are fundraising Ms. Mcdonald’s $150,000 bail.

Defend Chrishaun McDonald – Community Meeting and Dinner – http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=142831662460737
Tuesday, July 12 · 2:00pm – 7:00pm
Trans Youth Support Network (TYSN)
3405 Chicago Avenue South

Please come join the conversation to support Chrishaun and discuss how to keep our community safe from hateful racist and transphobic violence – on the streets and in the jails.

A community meeting will be held from 2pm-4pm to organize the ongoing support for Chrishaun and her family.
A community meal will be served at 5pm by Sister’s Camelot (http://sisterscamelot.org/)

Volunteers needed to help Sister’s Camelot prep and cook dinner! Meet at the Exchange at 11:45 in the front.
Please call Katie at (612)363-7574 with any questions or concerns.

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